Monday, April 28, 2014

The Marin Journal February 10, 1881

The following is abstracted from the Marin Journal.  The Marin County Genealogical Society has published a series of books with abstracts from the paper from 1861 through 1890.  Each book has a full name index.  If you are interested in researching your ancestors in these publications, please contact Cathy Gowdy (cylgowdy at aol dot com).  

February 10, 1881

Information Wanted –

                Edward S Jackson, born in the State of Mississippi, went to Cloverdale, Sonoma County, in the Spring of 1875, a carpenter by trade, about 26 years of age, 5 feet 10 inches high, weight 165 pounds, fair complexion, dark hair, with beard, thin and sandy. Blue eyes and rather small, and had on right leg, between knee and ankle, a scar caused by white swelling, a portion of the shin boned having been removed.  Left Cloverdale, June 27, 1880.  When last seen was under the influence of liquor, on boat between San Rafael and San Francisco.  He had on a new suit of light cassimere {sic} had a silver watch.  He belongs to Cloverdale Lodge No. 32 A.O.U.W., a member of good standing, and it is feared that he fell overboard into the bay, or has been foully dealt with.  Any information in regard to him will be thankfully received by the Cloverdale Lodge of Ancient Order of United Workmen.

Source: Schwab, Carolyn, compiler. Newspaper Extracts From The Marin Journal, San Rafael, Marin County, California, January 6, 1881 to December 25, 1884. Marin County Genealogical Society. Bowie, Maryland: Heritage Books, 2003.
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